Album: Plus Intra

Plus Intra

Pilgrimage to Pleroma
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In place of the moderns’ imperious command to push ever plus ultra philosopher Bruno Latour urges us to burrow into our Earthbound condition. The direction is not ever going forward ‘plus ultra’ but inward ‘plus intra’ back home (Tresch 2017).

From the earth we are born and to the earth we shall return. Part of this neverending cycle we are bound to reap and to sow to take and to give to live in equilibrium with our surroundings. Not as mere inhabitants of our planet but as beings conceived from the same primordial energy as our planet.

Given this realisation this remembrance there is no distinction or dissimilarity in stating that this album is an ode to – and is inspired by – nature as opposed to articulating that this music is an expression of the self an externalization of affections thoughts and sentiments. They are one and the same – nature and the self. We are part of nature and nature is us.

To truly bring ourselves into harmony with the natural world we must return to seeing humanity as part of it. The fates of humanity and nature are intertwined. Let this idea be a starting point for the listener to indulge in the chaotic and the ordered the constructed and destructed in tranquility and disturbance the opposing forces that create the oneness of natural and thus human ‘be-ing’.

This Principle of Polarity is represented in this music as are the other six Hermetic laws: The Principle of Rhythm or Vibration The Principle of Harmony and Balance The Principle of Resonance or Attraction The Principle of Correspondence or Analogy The Principle of Cause and Effect and The Principle of Spirit or Mentalism.

Pilgrimage to Pleroma - MMVH

""It is true without untruth certain and most true:
that which is below is like that which is above and that which is above is like that which is below by these things are made the miracles of one thing.
And as all things are and come from One by the mediation of One So all things are born from this unique thing by adaption.
The Sun is the father and the Moon the mother.
The wind carries it in its stomach. The earth is its nourisher and its receptacle.
The Father of all the Theleme of the universal world is here.
Its force or power remains entire
if it is converted into earth.
You separate the earth from the fire the subtle from the gross gently with great industry.
It climbs from the earth and descends from the sky and receives the force of things superior and things inferior.
You will have by this way the glory of the world and all obscurity will flee from you.
It is the power strong with all power for it will defeat every subtle thing and penetrate every solid thing
In this way the world was created.
From it are born wonderful adaptations of which the way here is given.
That is why I have been called Hermes Tristmegistus having the three parts of the universal philosophy.
This that I have called the solar Work is complete.""
[The Emerald Table of Hermes new translation from Fulcanelli 1964: 312.]
released January 19 2020
Format: CD